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High School Sports

  • All-Tournament Team
  • District Runners UP
  • Softball’s regional run ends against Anderson, 11-0

    The Lady Panthers’ softball team ended its historic playoff run in the opening round of the 8th Region Tournament May 30, as Anderson County’s Bailey Curry launched a grand slam over the 200-foot fence in right center to end the game in five innings, 11-0, at Trimble County High School.

    Carroll County managed just one hit off of starting pitcher Mia Aldridge, but had several hard-hit balls that could have fallen in and helped turn the game around.

  • District All-Tournament honors
  • Unforced errors lead to 15-2 district loss to Henry

    Expectations did not live up to reality as Carroll County was swept by Henry County as the Lady Panthers dropped a 15-2 decision in the 31st District championship game.

    During the regular season Carroll lost to Henry by the scores of 5-2 and 5-3. In the 5-3 loss Carroll was unable to hold a late lead. Based on previous game results expectations were high for a hard fought contest.

  • Corbin qualifies for state in shot put

    Malachi Corbin won third place in boys shot put with a throw of 41 feet and two inches at the Class 1 A Region 5 meet at Lexington Christian Academy May 21. With this performance, he has qualified for the state meet, held May 27, at the University of Kentucky.

    Maricela Martinez placed ninth in girls’ shot put  with a throw of 22 feet and seven inches.

    Kacey Ogburn placed 11th in the discus event with a throw of 61 feet.

  • Corbin qualifies for state in shot put

    Malachi Corbin won third place in boys shot put with a throw of 41 feet and two inches at the Class 1 A Region 5 meet at Lexington Christian Academy May 21. With this performance, he has qualified for the state meet, held May 27, at the University of Kentucky.

    Maricela Martinez placed ninth in girls’ shot put with a throw of 22 feet and seven inches.

    Kacey Ogburn placed 11th in the discus event with a throw of 61 feet.

  • Panthers baseball season ends in nail-biter to Henry County, 1-0

    The Carroll County Panthers’ baseball team ended up on the losing end of a pitcher’s duel Tuesday night, falling 1-0 in a hard-fought game against Henry County in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament at Owen County.

    It was No. 10 against No. 10, or Carroll’s Justin Ray against Henry’s Jaydon Berry on the mound. In three-and-a-half innings, batters went down in order, with the only run of the game coming in the bottom of the sixth.

  • Softball team wins first district tourney game since 2004

    For the first time since 2004, the Carroll County Lady Panthers are headed to the 31st District championship game. The Lady Panthers defeated Owen County, 6-1, Monday, May 23, at Carroll County and will face Henry County Tuesday for the title. By advancing to the championship, both teams will automatically play in the 8th Region Tournament, held at Trimble County High School. Seeding will take place Sunday.

  • 2016 News-Democrat Student-Athlete of the Year: Justin Ray

    Many young athletes begin their careers playing on teams coached by their parents. But not many experience that added pressure and scrutiny through their entire high school careers.